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Engineering student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

Engineering student captures top prize at UBCO’s 3MT final

Go green or go home; that was the message that secured PhD student Hammad Ahmad the top spot at the ninth annual UBC Okanagan Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. For his presentation, Hammad spoke about the use of biocomposites as sustainable construction materials. Ahmad, a PhD student in Civil Engineering, captivated judges with his audience […]

Identifying toxic materials in water with machine learning

Identifying toxic materials in water with machine learning

New UBCO research can quickly identify toxins from oil sands and tailing ponds

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UBCO researchers use unique ingredient to strengthen bamboo

UBCO researchers use unique ingredient to strengthen bamboo

Once used to preserve bodies, plastination now strengthens biocomposites

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Blockchain technology improves supply chain performance

Blockchain technology improves supply chain performance

UBCO research says new, sustainable technology will support movement of goods

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Artificial intelligence helps to make composite materials stronger, more reliable

Artificial intelligence helps to make composite materials stronger, more reliable

Smart technology helps UBCO researchers measure integrity and strength of microstructures

Creating the human-robotic dream team

Creating the human-robotic dream team

UBCO engineers design system for robots to work well with human coworkers

UBCO researcher examines the highs and lows of e-scooter rentals

UBCO researcher examines the highs and lows of e-scooter rentals

Appetite for micro-mobility services has not diminished despite bumpy start

Aircraft can get higher and greener from doped fuels

Aircraft can get higher and greener from doped fuels

UBCO researchers cook up cleaner jet fuel with graphene nanomaterials

Finding new life for non-recyclable rubber and plastics

Finding new life for non-recyclable rubber and plastics

UBCO researchers divert waste from landfills to create electromagnetic shields

When it comes to oil spills, experts should turn to artificial intelligence

When it comes to oil spills, experts should turn to artificial intelligence

UBCO researcher says machines can calculate a fix quicker than people